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Consultations for Foreign Residents in Kirishima City

Posted:November 19, 2021

Foreign residents who are residing in Kirishima City (and neighbouring areas) are welcome to come for a consultation in regard to any problems they are facing or are unsure of.

Two consultants (from Vietnam & Japan) will listen to your questions with complete confidentiality. Your questions will not be discussed elsewhere.

If you would like to book an appointment, please contact us via phone or email.

(Emails should only be sent in English, Japanese or Vietnamese).

Unreserved consultations are possible, but please be aware that those who have booked will take priority.


Saturday, 11 December 2021


13:00 to 17:00


Kokubu Comprehensive Welfare Center

(Address: 33-10- 3 chome, Kokubuchuo, Kirishima City, Kagoshima 899-4332)


Tel: 070-7662-4541

E-mail: kiasoudan@gmail.com

(Please let us know your name, contact details and a short summary of what you want to enquire about!)

Consultations for Foreign Residents in Kirishima.pdf

To foreigners who want to work in Japan under the status of residence "Specified Skilled Worker"

Posted:November 17, 2021

Immigration Services Agency will hold an information session on the system of the status "Specified Skilled Worker (SSW)".

They also organize the Job Fairs for those of foreign job-seekers who want to work in Japan under the status of SSW, which provide the opportunities of job interview with Japanese companies.

Both events are delivered on line and applications are accepted by registering the Friends in LINE. Please check out the QR-Code below. Participation cost is free.

Detailed information can be found on the leaflets and the website below.

Online information session


Online interview


Notice for the resumption of services provided by Kagoshima International Association

Posted:September 30, 2021

1st October 2021

Kagoshima International Association (KIA) is pleased to announce that seminars and other services which have been suspended due to the Covid-19 will resume from October as described below.

1. Korean Lunch Time Talk will restart on 6th October.

We appreciate your cooperation in prevention of infection by wearing a mask, disinfecting hands, etc. when participating the Talk.

2. The International Exchange Plaza will be placed in service again under the restriction of number of users.

3. Consultation Desk for Foreign Residents and consultation counter for overseas study program will resume face-to-face consultation with the appointment-in-advance by phone.

Consultation through the Internet is also available.

Consultation Desk for Foreign Residents

- Tel 070-7662-4541

- E-mail: kiasoudan@gmail.com

Consultation counter for overseas study program

- Tel 099-221-6620

The "ONE DAY Consultation" - About Jobs - By Kagoshima International Exchange Foundation (KIEX)

Posted:September 25, 2021

Kagoshima International Exchange Foundation (KIEX) will hold a one-day free consultation for foreign residents on October 10, 2021. If you would like to consult, please make a reservation in advance.

1 DateSunday, October 10, 1pm-4pm

2 PlaceInternational Friendship Center Kagoshima (19-18 Kajiya-cho Kagoshima city)

3 Who: Foreign residents who live in Kagoshima City, who work in Kagoshima City or who learn at schools at Kagoshima City

4 Consultation about Finding a Job, Start-Up VisaWorking Visa

5 How to apply: Please Fax or send Email to KIEX

In detail, please see URL below.


Covid-19 vaccination certificate for overseas travel

Posted:August 28, 2021

The vaccination certificate is issued to those who need to present it at international travel occasions. For other purposes, please utilize "Certificate of vaccination for COVID-19" or "Record of Vaccination for COVID-19" which is issued when vaccinated.


Free of charge

Where to apply

The municipality which issued the vaccination vouchers for your vaccination (usually city, town, or village of your residential registration).

Necessary documents for application

(1) Application form
(2) Valid passport for your travel
(3) "Pre-vaccination screening only" part of the vaccination voucher
(4) "Certificate of vaccination for COVID-19" or "Record of Vaccination for COVID-19" which you received after vaccination
※ Note: Other documents may be required in some cases. For details, please check the website of your municipality.


For more information about the procedures of issuing the vaccination certificates, please contact or check the information of the municipality where you apply.

For general questions about the vaccination certificates, contact the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center.
TEL: 0120-761-770 (free dial)
• Hours: See below (open on weekends and holidays also)
Japanese/English/Chinese/Korean/Portuguese/Spanish: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Vietnamese: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thai: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

COVID-19 vaccination certificate for overseas travel|Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan

English site


Japanese site




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